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NetGalley/Bookish Seeking Full-Time Online Content & Social Media Associate

No longer accepting applications

Are you passionate about helping books, authors, and publishers succeed in the marketplace? Do you love interacting with a community of avid readers and book industry professionals? NetGalley is looking for a full-time Online Content & Social Media Associate to work across the NetGalley and Bookish brands. This position includes implementing social media marketing and advertising plans, producing online content via a WordPress platform, as well as assisting with administrative tasks and scheduling for the NetGalley.com and Bookish.com websites.

The NetGalley & Bookish team works remotely from 9am-5pm Eastern time. This employee will need to be located in the US with a home office and be able to work collaboratively and effectively in an independent setting with virtual communication. There will be occasional travel opportunities.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in editorial/marketing/publicity/digital content, especially related to books.
  • Expertise with social media platforms, including strong instincts and keen understanding of how best to engage with community.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience creating appealing visuals for online content and social posts.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service social skills such as empathy, patience, advocacy and conflict resolution.

Attributes of Ideal Candidate:

  • Enthusiastic and professional.
  • Extremely organized and highly detail-oriented.
  • Adept at prioritization, juggling multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines.
  • A team-player above all else.
  • Familiarity with the NetGalley & Bookish sites and concepts.
  • Publishing or other book-industry background or education.
  • Have a knack for creating public-facing content and be comfortable representing the company’s voice and values online and potentially in-person.

Desired Experience or Willingness to Learn:

  • Basic technical skills (HTML and any design experience a plus).
  • Functional knowledge and/or personal experience with WordPress.
  • Understanding of the principles of SEO, including keyword research and Google Analytics.